Nov
17
2018

VF Corporation Appoints Jan Van Leeuwen As Vice President, General Manager, The North Face, EMEA

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VF Corporation, a global leader in branded lifestyle apparel, footwear and accessories, has appointed Jan Van Leeuwen to the position of Vice President, General Manager, The North Face®, EMEA Region. He will also serve on the Global Leadership Team for The North Face® brand. In this role, Van Leeuwen will.

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Nov
16
2018

Terrain Expansion Plan For Aspen Mountain

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Plans for more than 150 acres of new terrain, adding about 20% to the existing ski area’s size, served by a new lift and covered by an expanded snowmaking operation have been announced for Aspen Mountain. Aspen Mountain, sometimes known as ‘Ajax’ is one of four ski areas shared by.

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Nov
15
2018

Courmayeur Mont Blanc Offers Fresh Attractions this Winter

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Courmayeur, located on the Italian side of Mont Blanc, has always been one of the ski world’s most desirable destinations with its combination of sophistication, mountain culture and superb skiing. Winter 2018/19 begins here on 24 November when the slopes first open, but the season really begins to take off with the Welcome Winter 2019 event on 8 December when the liveliest side.

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Nov
14
2018

Remote Heliski Lodge Due To Open in Swedish Arctic

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A new remote mountain lodge is set to open next March in the Swedish Arctic Circle, close to the famous resort of Riksgränsen. The 14 room Niehku Mountain Villa located 200km inside the Arctic Circle on the Sweden/Norway border and 90 minutes by road from the northern Swedish City of.

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Nov
13
2018

Alta Badia Offers Live Snowmaking Report

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Italy’s Alta Badia region has launched a snow-production report, allowing skiers and boarders to monitor, in real time, the progress of work on Alta Badia’s slopes. The ski area is equipped with the latest high-performance artificial snowmaking equipment, and a data aggregator, developed by the region’s lift company Skicarosello –.

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Nov
12
2018

State of the Snowsports Market – Overview

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LISTEX regularly polls a representative sample of snowsports consumer to gather their views on all aspects of researching and purchasing snowsports products including holidays, equipment and other services. The report specifically compares and contrasts responses from the under 35 demographic versus the whole market, to gain some insight into how.

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Nov
12
2018

The 2018/19 SCARPA® F1 Is Now Available: The First Alpine Touring Boot To Feature Recco Technology

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Currently making its way to stores for the 2018/2019 winter season, the SCARPA® F1 ski touring boot allows skiers to always be searchable by professional rescue teams equipped with RECCO detectors in outdoor environments. The SCARPA F1 is the first-ever alpine touring boot with RECCO rescue reflectors and is designed.

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Nov
10
2018

New Routes to the Mountains

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Ski resorts are shouting about their new lifts, tour operators about their great deals, but what about the airlines? Well, rest assured, they’re telling us about new routes and increased capacity making it even easier for you to fly from closer to home to closer to the resort you want.

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Nov
09
2018

Alpe d’Huez Unveil Mountain Coaster with Virtual Reality

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Alpe d’Huez in the French Alps is unveiling a new Alpine coaster this winter that will offer a novel twist – participants can ride the coaster wearing virtual reality head sets. For those unfamiliar with alpine coasters, sometimes called mountain coasters, they are essentially downhill roller coasters, accessed by a.

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Nov
08
2018

Scottish Ski Centre To Offer Guaranteed Snow Powered by Green Energy

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The Lecht ski area in Scotland will offer guaranteed snow this winter thanks to their purchase of a ‘Snowfactory’ all weather snow making machine. All-weather snowmakers are proving increasingly popular at ski areas to guarantee snow cover whatever the weather but The Lecht’s approach of ensuring the snow it makes.

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